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Ekitigate: INEC and conspiracy of silence

By Ademola Bamitale When you throw a stone into a pool of water, in a matter of seconds, the stone disappears but that is not the end of your action, as ripples will appear and will take some time before the surface of the water is calm. This is exactly the matter with the Ekiti State gubernatorial election held since ... Read More »

FG targets 206 already awarded roads for completion

… Fashola says roads will be phased with priority given to those carrying heaviest traffic … North – South Arterial : Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway , others on priority list The Federal Government has declared that its focus this year would be on completion of already awarded roads across the country with priority to those carrying heaviest traffic saying about ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Woman gets toilet cake as 40th Birthday gift

A woman recently clocked 40 and the cake that was designed to celebrate her will surely leave you wondering. The woman in the picture received this birthday cake designed as a toilet to celebrate her. Many people have detested the style of design especially as the inscription on the cake reads: “After 40, everything turns to shit” Share This: Read More »

ODD NEWS- Insane: Man Locks Up Girlfriend in Dog Cage for Four Months

A man held his girlfriend hostage, locking her up in a dog cage and doing some unspeakable things to her while in captivity. Frank Guerra, a 22 year old California man, locked his girlfriend in a cage for four months, beat and bit her and repeatedly rubbed dog feces on her between September 20, 2015, and January 4 this year, ... Read More »

FCMB group plans business expansion with microfinance bank

FCMB Group is perfecting arrangement to float a microfinance bank (MFB) as a full subsidiary to expand its business opportunities, Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ladi Balogun, has said. Balogun disclosed this at the company’s third Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos on Friday. Balogun said the microfinance bank was part of financial inclusion activities of the bank as it ... Read More »

Airbus Introduces H17 Choppers to Nigerian Market

Airbus Helicopters recently demonstrated flight of its H175 helicopter at the EAN hangar of the Murtala Muhammed International airport, Lagos, as part of efforts towards promoting fuel efficient aircraft in Nigeria. Vice President and Head of Operational Marketing, Airbus helicopters, Regis Magnac at a briefing during the demo event, said the H175 has the ability to perform optimally above others ... Read More »

Army gives reasons for non-payment of soldiers’ allowances

The Nigerian Army has explained the reasons behind the non-payment of allowances to soldiers, which is said to be affecting the fight against insurgence in the North East. The Army Acting Director of Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, said: “For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to inform the public that the issue of non-payment of peacekeeping operations allowance is ... Read More »

N23.29b poll bribery scandal: EFCC may send evidence against Diezani to UK agency 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has decided to send evidence linking former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the $115million (N23, 299,705,000billion) poll bribe to the National Crime Agency (NCA) in the UK. The commission also yesterday grilled and detained an oil chief, Leno Olaitan Adesanya, in connection with the ongoing probe of the bribe given ... Read More »

INEC gives condition for conduct of rerun elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has given conditions for the conduct of the remaining rerun elections in the country. It said there was no way it would return to conduct such elections until peace returns to the affected states or areas. The commission stated this in a statement issued by its Secretary, Mrs. Agusta Ogakwu, in Abuja on Friday. Ogakwu ... Read More »

Any anti-corruption summit is of interest to Nigeria –Presidency

When contacted, the Presidency on Friday said any summit on corruption in any part of the world would naturally be of interest to Nigeria because of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption stand. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said this in an interview with our correspondent. Adesina was responding to a question on the ... Read More »